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Carinia had some stickers. 2/3 of them were dinosaur stickers and the rest were flower stickers. She divided the dinosaur stickers equally among some boys such that each boy received 1/10 of the stickers. She divided the flower stickers equally among some girls such that each girl received 1/5 of the stickers.
(a) How many boys were there?
(b) How many girls were there?

Please assist.

Answer

This is a Fraction  question.

 

       Boys      Girls    Total
  2u 1u 3u    

a)      2 ÷ 1/10 = 20 boys

b)    1 ÷ 1/5 = 5  girls

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